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Near Battle Ground in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial

 
 
Panel One - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
1. Panel One - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription.

Panel One

American Forces.
Men engaged. 910.
General Wm. Henry Harrison Commanding attacked at 4: O’Clock A. M. Indian forces led by Prophet. Number engaged about the same as Americans
Loss. Americans. Killed 37.
“ Wounded 151.
Indian loss unknown.

Panel Two

* * * Privates Killed in Action * * *

Row One

James Asberry ● Edwared Butner ● Jonathan Crewell ● Thomas Clendennan ● William Davis ● Peter Hanks ● Henry Jones ● William King ● Daniel Lee ● William Meehan ● Jack Obah ● Kader Powell ● John Sandborn ● Joseph Smith ● William Tissler ● Ira T. Trowbridge ● Joseph Warnock ● Abraham Wood

Row Two

Francis Bonah ● Joseph Burditt ● Levi Cary ● Marshall Dunken ● Dexter Earll ● Henry Hickey ● David Kearns ● Abraham Kelly ● Daniel McMickle ● Isaac M. Nute ● John Owsley ● Amos Royce ● Samuel Sand ● James Summerville ● Lewis Taylor ● Joseph Tibbetts ● Leman E. Welch ● Isaac White • John Yeomans ● John McCoy

Panel Three

* * * Officers Killed * * *
Colonel - - Abram Owen ●
Panel Two - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. Panel Two - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Marker
Major - - Joseph H. Daviess ● Captain - - Jacob Warrick ● Captain - - Spier Spencer ● Lieutenant - - Richard McMahan ● Lieutenant - - Thomas Berry ● Corporal - - James Mitchell ● Corporal - - Stephen Mars ● Captain - - Wm. C. Baen
Honorable John Tipton who fought in this battle donated these grounds to the State of Indiana November 7, 1836

Commissioners
J. Frank Hanly ● Job S. Sims ● Wesley E. Wells ● A. A. Jones

Panel Four

General William Henry Harrison
Erected jointly by the Nation and the State.
In memory of the Heroes who lost their lives in the

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE

November 7, 1811

This monument completed and dedicated
November 7, 1908
 
Erected 1908 by United States, and State of Indiana.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indian Wars Battlefield Trails, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 30.365′ N, 86° 50.676′ W. Marker is near Battle Ground, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is at the intersection of Battleground Avenue and Railroad Street, on the left when traveling north on Battleground Avenue. Click for map. Located in Tippecanoe Battlefield
Panel Three - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
3. Panel Three - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Marker
Memorial grounds. Railroad Street has many names:: In the Town of Battle Ground it is "Railroad Street", In Lafayette it is "9th Street", and it is also called "County Road 100 E". Marker is in this post office area: Battle Ground IN 47920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stricken Down in the Performance of Duty (within shouting distance of this marker); Potawatomi ‘Trail of Death’ Route (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Tippecanoe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Methodist Camp (about 300 feet away); Prophet’s Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War I Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prophet’s Town (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tippecanoe Battleground (approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Battle Ground.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  A "Native American" - -> Point of View of the Battle::. (Submitted on September 29, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Panel Four - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
4. Panel Four - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Marker
Relief - - General William Henry Harrison image. Click for full size.
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5. Relief - - General William Henry Harrison
Sign - - Welcome to Battle Ground image. Click for full size.
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6. Sign - - Welcome to Battle Ground
Sign - - Tippecanoe Battlefield image. Click for full size.
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7. Sign - - Tippecanoe Battlefield
Tippecanoe Battlefield - - National Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
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8. Tippecanoe Battlefield - - National Historic Landmark
The text reads: "Tippecanoe Battlefield has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the History of the United States. U. S. Department of the Interior national Park Service 1963"
Tippecanoe Battlefield - - Welcome Center image. Click for full size.
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9. Tippecanoe Battlefield - - Welcome Center
Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial - - View from Welcome Center image. Click for full size.
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10. Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial - - View from Welcome Center
Entry - - Tippecanoe Battlefield image. Click for full size.
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11. Entry - - Tippecanoe Battlefield
Eagle Gate at Tippecanoe Battle Grounds image. Click for full size.
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12. Eagle Gate at Tippecanoe Battle Grounds
Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial image. Click for full size.
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13. Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial
Other View - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial image. Click for full size.
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14. Other View - - Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial
Tippecanoe Battlefield image. Click for full size.
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15. Tippecanoe Battlefield
Left - - Bulletin Board image. Click for full size.
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16. Left - - Bulletin Board
Right - - Bulletin Board image. Click for full size.
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17. Right - - Bulletin Board
Tribute Marker located at site image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, April 22, 2010
18. Tribute Marker located at site
Another Marker at site image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
19. Another Marker at site
Another Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, April 22, 2010
20. Another Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,399 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   18, 19, 20. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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